18th Century Derby Figure of Mars (af)


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18th century Derby porcelain figure of Mars, standing with a cockerel at his side, on a scroll moulded base with elaborate bocage.
Circa : 1775
Height : 7½” (19cm)
Condition: Candle sconce missing from left hand side of bocage, a small chunk of bocage has been added in it’s place, cockerel’s beak missing, chip to front centre of base, various chips & losses to bocage (see photographs)
Stock ref : 16754/yrk-pn

*Mars (mythology) … In ancient Roman religion and myth, Mars (Latin: Mārs, pronounced [maːrs]) was the god of war and also an agricultural guardian, a combination characteristic of early Rome. He was second in importance only to Jupiter and he was the most prominent of the military gods in the religion of the Roman army. (Wikipedia)

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